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By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

The deaths of worshippers observing early morning prayers in a Mosque at Epogi village, Mokwa council of Niger State could have been averted if the state government had acted on intelligence report about brewing tension in the area as at Friday last week.

 

The umbrella body of truck owners operating in Nigeria seaports under the auspices of Joint Council of Seaport Truckers Operators (JCOSTO) is challenging the alleged extortion of its members by officials Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

The group disclosed this in an interview with journalist in Lagos.

The former Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Chairman and former Military Governor of Kano and Benue states, Brig. Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya, has hailed the South South Congress of the NFF and Governor Godwin Obaseki over its plans to host NFF President, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, this weekend.

A group operating in the maritime sector said they had spent over N4 million to assist the government in fixing the bad seaports access roads within the Tincan and Apapa axis.

By Mohammed Abubakar,

Damaturu

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has visited the Yobe State University (YSU), Damaturu, to inspect ongoing construction of the College of Medical Sciences, which was established recently as part of his administration's effort to develop and enhance medical manpower across the state.

 The former Chairman of Diamond Bank and former chieftain of All 

Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Oti, has laid  to rest, the

 debate on whether the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, left 

money or not for the government that took after him. 

 Oti said that Obi left $50 million each in Diamond Bank, Fidelity and

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N’East: Don advocates establishment of schools of midwifery

By Rita Michael,

Bauchi

Government and other stakeholders have been urged to established more schools of

 midwifery in the North East Nigeria to reduced maternal and child death rate.

The Acting Director, School of Midwifery, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Niger: Fulani, Nupe, Gbagyi clashes claim 26 lives in two days

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna

 

Barely hours after gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Etogi 

community in Mokwa Local Government Area, Niger State, leading to the

 loss of 21 lives, another five people have been killed when hostilities 

Mourinho says focusing on Europa not a gamble after Spurs loss

Tottenham Hotspur got it done, winning the final match at White Hart Lane

 and clinching the second place spot in the Premier League for

 the 2016-17 season.

Credit for that, but Spurs were somewhat aided by the visitors’ lineup choice, 

Why Dogara paid N3.7m hospital bill for patients at Bauchi

By Rita Michael, Bauchi 

 

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and other lawmakers representing Bauchi have paid

 N3.7 million medical bills of some patients at Abubakar Teaching Hospital Bauchi.

 

Group decries rate of abduction of school children in Nigeria

 

By Rita Michael,

Bauchi

Founding Director of Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), Dr Abiola 

Akiyode Afolabi, has lamented the  high rate of abduction of school children across the country.

What Okorocha told Imo people at Freedom Square

More than 10,000 Imo State indigenes from all walks of life gathered at the

 popular Freedom Square in Owerri to celebrate Imo

 Freedom Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and this is what Governor Rochas Okorocha told them: 

 

Minna Stadium ready soon for matches

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State government has assured football lovers that the state team, Niger Tornadoes 

Football Club, currently at the Nigerian Premier League, would by the second stanza of

Why Ikebiri, Nigerian community, sued ENI, NAOC in Italy

The Ikebiri community in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, has sued the Italian oil giant, ENI, 

seeking clean up and compensation for damages from an oil spill which affected the communit

y in the Niger Delta.

Olu Aina may miss Premier League medal

Nigeria’s latest invitee to the Super Eagles, Olu Aina, will have

 to play the remaining Premier League fixtures of Chelsea to be eligible 

for an English Premiership League medal as the club is set to be crowned.

Bauchi governor will not be distracted by antics of NASS members - APC stalwart

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

 

 

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Bauchi State, Alhaji Armaya'u‎ Yahaya, has said that Governor Mohammed Abubakar would not be distracted by the antics of National Assembly members.

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